Tag Archives: NAS

FAA to Recompete $500M Airspace Mgmt System Modernization Contract

The Federal Aviation Administration has announced that it will recompete a 10-year, $500M contract that seeks to update the agency's Time Based Flow Management aviation platform, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday. The contract covers modernization services for the TBFM system designed to utilize flight, global positioning system, radar and weather data …

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Insitu, University of Alaska Fairbanks Obtain FAA Approval for Autonomous BVLOS Test Flights

Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary and the University of Alaska Fairbanks have received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct unmanned beyond-visual-line-of-sight and nighttime test flights. The effort will help authorize autonomous drone flights in the National Airspace System, at or below an altitude of 400 feet, Insitu said Wednesday. Esina …

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Report: FAA Aims to Transition Enterprise IT Network to FISMA ‘High’ Category

The Federal Aviation Administration has announced plans to recategorize from “moderate“ to “high“ level its enterprise information technology network under the Federal Information Security Management Act, FCW reported Monday. The move to update the FISMA categorization of the FAA Enterprise Network Services program is part of the agency's efforts to modernize …

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General Atomics' Chris Pehrson to Speak at TTC UAS Symposium

Chris Pehrson, vice president for Defense Department strategic development at General Atomics' aeronautical systems business, will serve as a guest speaker at Technology Training Corp.-hosted Unmanned Aircraft Systems East for Defense and Government symposium that will kick off Saturday, Nov. 7, in Washington, D.C. Pehrson is one of the 24 guest …

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National Academy of Sciences to Conduct Aeronautics Research Under NASA Contract

The National Academy of Sciences has been awarded a potential five-year, $30.1 million contract by NASA to perform studies and assessments for the space agency’s aeronautics research mission directorate. NASA said Tuesday the nonprofit organization will assemble an independent group of scientists and engineers from both the public and private sectors to conduct research into various issues related to aeronautics and …

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Evoqua to Help Navy Install Wastewater Treatment System at Jacksonville NAS

The U.S. Navy has awarded Evoqua Water Technologies a five-year contract to provide wastewater treatment services to a naval air station located in Jacksonville, Florida. Evoqua will provide its Wastewater Ion Exchange technology for the service branch to  clean inorganic and metal compounds in industrial wastewater at Jacksonville Naval Air Station, the company said Friday. The company also …

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Raytheon Secures $77M FAA Contract for Weather Processing Systems; Michael Espinola Comments

Raytheon has been awarded a $77 million contract to upgrade weather data systems and information display technologies for the Federal Aviation Administration as part of the NextGen Weather Processor platform. Under the contract, Raytheon will equip the backend program used for weather prediction with advanced processing and 4D modeling capabilities …

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Quest Software Upgrades Backup Capabilities

  Walter Angerer, Quest Software Quest Software, Inc. announced the availability of Quest NetVault Backup 8.6 and NetVault SmartDisk 1.5, the latest updates to the NetVault family of data protection solutions. “Given the current landscape in which admins are constantly being asked to do more with less, the ability to implement …

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